10 Ancient Methods of Capital Punishment

October 13, 2018
THE death penalty is the ultimate punishment for criminals to suffer. Even though this method of correction has seen a drastic decline in use in modern times, back in the old days, it was an everyday thing to see someone executed by the authorities. Often, convicted criminals were tortured and killed in brutal ways to set an example for everyone to witness the consequences of living a life in crime.

Blanche Monnier: The woman who was held prisoner by her mother for 25 years

October 12, 2018
SHE wanted to marry a man her mother didn’t approve of. Her punishment was unspeakable. Twenty-five years later Blanche Monnier was found, starved and filthy, locked in a small room in her mother’s house in Poitiers, France. The year was 1901. She hadn’t seen sunlight for a quarter-century. Blanche was finally saved by an anonymous letter sent to the police.

A geyser erupted in yellowstone and 80 years of human trash poured out

October 12, 2018
ON Sept. 15, Yellowstone National Park’s Ear Spring geyser erupted in its most violent display since 1957. For several minutes, sprays of steaming water leapt up to 30 feet (9 meters) in the air, chunks of rock and dirt spewed forth onto the ground and about 60 years of wishes were promptly reversed when the geyser gave up nearly 100 coins that had previously been tossed in. [Yellowstone and Yosemite: Photos of Two of the World’s Oldest National Parks]

Mysterious phantom lions in america

October 07, 2018
Nature has a strange way of giving us surprises. Just when we think we have it all figured out there can be mysteries and anomalies that coming speeding out from beyond to leave us startled and baffled. One such enigma is the phenomenon of out of place animals, where all manners of wildlife have popped up in the last place where one expect, and certainly ranking high up among these are the various reports of what can only be described as full African lions roaming about North America.

The weird and mystical world of sleepwalking

October 06, 2018
One night in 1987, a Canadian man named Kenneth Parks drove for 14 miles from his house to his in-laws. He then broke in and made his way upstairs, bludgeoning his mother-in-law with a crowbar that he’d gotten from the boot of his car before stabbing her repeatedly to death. He then proceeded to choke and stab his father-in-law, who miraculously survived. Parks then drove himself to the police station and turned himself in.

6 ancient ballgame makes a comeback in Mexico

October 05, 2018
Drums rumble between the stone walls lining the court. An ancient ritual is underway. The smell of incense wafts across the concrete, as wiry men and a woman wearing leather waist wraps and headbands volley a ball back and forth. They use only their hip bone to hit it.

Ukrainian villagers terrified as sheep are mysteriously drained of blood

October 02, 2018
FOR almost 50 years now, the phenomenon of animal mutilations has baffled ranchers, scientists, and law enforcement officers. Over the decades, countless livestock holders worldwide have discovered their cattle dead, with specific organs missing from their bodies -- removed with surgical precision. These mutilations are bloodless and exhibit no physical evidence of human involvement (such as footprints or tyre tracks), and there is no evidence of animal predation.

The mysterious haunted murder castle of Chicago

September 30, 2018
There are some creepy places in this world that go beyond merely haunted, being not only supposedly infested by ghosts but also imbued with a history of pain, woe, strife, and death, indeed, pure evil. One such place exists in the city of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It was here that one of the nation’s very first serial killers would build a sadistic chamber of horrors to live out his most demented fantasies, and the “Murder Castle” has remained a dark mark on the city’s history and haunted with both real ghosts and its own horrific past.